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What Every Teacher Should Know About Special Learners
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What Every Teacher Should Know About Special Learners



March 2014 | 128 pages | Corwin
This is a guide for teachers that will help them to identify special programmes, the laws that govern those programmes, and how children benefit from special programme services. The book provides information about programmes for gifted, handicapped, and learning disabled students. It covers disorders and tools to help students with disorders achieve school success; modification of various needs in the classroom; incorporation of gifted strategies into classrooms of all populations; and more.
 
About the Author
 
Introduction
 
Vocabulary Pre-Test
 
1. Differentiation and the Brain
 
2. Identifying and Working with At-Risk Students
 
3. Special Education Students in the Regular Classroom
 
4. Differentiating Content, Process, and Product for Gifted Students
 
Vocabulary Summary
 
Vocabulary Post-Test
 
Bibliography
 
Index

“This is one book I would recommend to everyone, both for excellence of content and the reasonable price. It should be used in teacher education courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, both for special ed majors and regular ed majors. Thank you for writing this book, and writing it in such a way that it is an easy read, easy to understand, and easy for teachers to `buy into.’”
-Maureen F. Shea, Nationally Certified School Psychologist, Bloomfield, CT

Maureen F. Shea
Nationally Certified School Psychologist, Bloomfield, CT

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Introduction

Chapter 1: Differentiation and the Brain


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Donna E. Walker Tileston

Donna Walker Tileston is a veteran teacher and administrator. She is currently the president of Strategic Teaching and Learning, a consulting firm that provides services to schools throughout the United States and worldwide. Donna’s publications include Ten Best Teaching Practices: How Brain Research, Learning Styles, and Standards Define Teaching Competencies (2000), which has been on Corwin's bestseller list since its first year in print, in addition to the ten-volume award-winning series What Every Teacher Should Know, now in its second edition. Other recent titles are Teaching Strategies for Active Learning (2006), Teaching Strategies... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780761931249
$21.95